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Facebook removes 50 personal, professional pages connected to US President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone
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Facebook removes 50 personal, professional pages connected to US President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone

Facebook says Stone and his associate used fake accounts and followers to promote his books and posts.

Facebook Messenger VP discusses privacy as company works on integrating all its chat tools
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Facebook Messenger VP discusses privacy as company works on integrating all its chat tools

The integration project has already gotten pushback from regulators worried about Facebook’s size and power.

Facebook warns of threats to innovation, freedom of expression ahead of EU rules
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Facebook warns of threats to innovation, freedom of expression ahead of EU rules

In a meeting on 19 February, EU is expected to propose rules to govern the use of AI especially in high-risk sectors such as healthcare and transport.

Facebook will now send you a notification when your data is shared with a third-party app
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Facebook will now send you a notification when your data is shared with a third-party app

Facebook says that the feature will be triggered every time a user logs into a third-party app using Facebook Login.

Facebook admits to accessing user location data in app even when opted out
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Facebook admits to accessing user location data in app even when opted out

In a letter to two US senators, Facebook confirmed that it could track user’s locations.

Privacy activist Schrems raises concerns over Facebook's tools used to transfer data
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Privacy activist Schrems raises concerns over Facebook's tools used to transfer data

Schrems challenged Facebook's use of contractual clauses saying that they do not offer sufficient data protection safeguards.

Facebook's end-to-end encryption will enhance user privacy but its not good news for law enforcement
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Facebook's end-to-end encryption will enhance user privacy but its not good news for law enforcement

Facebook’s plan to enact this change is paradoxical, considering the company has a history of harvesting user data.

Facebook suspends thousands of apps over Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal
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Facebook suspends thousands of apps over Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal

The suspended apps are associated with about 400 developers, Facebook said

Facebook is worried that users will get worked up about the amount of location data it gathers on them
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Facebook is worried that users will get worked up about the amount of location data it gathers on them

Even if you're a heavy user, there's little reason to give Facebook permanent access to location data.

Facebook wants to give its users more control over their data with new privacy tool
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Facebook wants to give its users more control over their data with new privacy tool

The 'Off-Facebook Activity' privacy tool is being rolled out in Ireland, South Korea, and Spain

Facebook to open a pop-up café in London to encourage privacy checks
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Facebook to open a pop-up café in London to encourage privacy checks

The cafe will give out free drinks to anyone who takes part in a privacy checkup.

Consumer privacy group challenges Facebook's $5 billion settlement with the FTC
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Consumer privacy group challenges Facebook's $5 billion settlement with the FTC

The Electronic Privacy Information Center first filed a complaint against Facebook over privacy violations in 2009

Cambridge Analytica sued by FTC following Facebook's $5 billion settlement
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Cambridge Analytica sued by FTC following Facebook's $5 billion settlement

Kogan and former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix have to destroy all personal information gathered.

Facebook will be paying a $5 billion settlement for its privacy violations
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Facebook will be paying a $5 billion settlement for its privacy violations

The FTC said Zuckerberg or others filing a false certification could face civil and criminal penalties.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has to certify privacy protections for FTC settlement
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has to certify privacy protections for FTC settlement

The FTC wants Zuckerberg to personally provide certification that Facebook will protect the user’s privacy

Facebook reportedly agrees to pay $5 billion as penalty for mishandling users' privacy
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Facebook reportedly agrees to pay $5 billion as penalty for mishandling users' privacy

Facebook will create a board committee that will make sure that users' privacy is being properly protected.

Facebook's appeal of transfer of user data rejected by Irish Supreme Court
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Facebook's appeal of transfer of user data rejected by Irish Supreme Court

The case against Facebook was initially brought by Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems

Facebook only shares data with researchers, does not finance or direct conclusion of research findings
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Facebook only shares data with researchers, does not finance or direct conclusion of research findings

Contrary to popular perception, Facebook hasn’t given any research grant to 60 academics from 30 institutions across 11 countries that are studying the impact of social media on elections

Facebook's FTC settlement may include the creation of a privacy oversight board
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Facebook's FTC settlement may include the creation of a privacy oversight board

Facebook board members might sit on the oversight committee, which will meet quarterly and issue reports.

Cut the crap, Mark Zuckerberg, nobody cares if Facebook is encrypted, and you know it
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Cut the crap, Mark Zuckerberg, nobody cares if Facebook is encrypted, and you know it

Despite the lies, tone-deaf attitude & support for genocidal dictators, we continue to use Facebook.